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School of Education

Overview of Graduate Programs

Consistently ranked as one of the top education schools by US News and World Report‘s “America’s Best Graduate Schools,” the School of Education at the University of Delaware is a vibrant learning community that prepares graduate students for careers devoted to the solution of today’s most pressing educational problems. The School’s expert faculty bring their knowledge of the latest research to their graduate students who are rising professionals already in the field, future practitioners, and even tomorrow’s educational researchers.


Master’s and Specialist Programs

Online Master’s Programs


4+1 Tracks (Bachelor’s and Master’s in 5 years)


Doctoral Programs

The Ph.D. in Education has specialization areas in:


Courses of Study

The University of Delaware offers Courses of Study to certified teachers seeking additional certification or certified teachers who already have master’s degrees. These courses of study designed for those seeking intensive professional development and may lead to a “plus 15” salary increment for those who qualify.


How to Apply

Applications for all graduate programs at the University of Delaware are done online through the Office of Graduate and Professional Education. To apply to the Ph.D. in Education program, complete the steps of the UD online graduate application process. For information about graduate tuition, visit UD’s graduate tuition page for CEHD programs.